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Sussex Confronts Napoleon – Edward Preston

Local history man Edward Preston

Local history man Edward Preston

SUSSEX CONFRONTS NAPOLEON

By

EDWARD PRESTON

At

St Matthew’s Centre, St Matthew’s Church, London Road, Silverhill, Sussex.

SATURDAY 15 FEB 2014

Day Lecture

10am to 1pm

Admission £8 on the door

Napoleon’s planned invasion of England put the Sussex coast in the front line. Great military preparations were made: Martello Towers and the Military Canal constructed and the Cinque Ports readied. But the French didn’t show up: what has happened to those defence systems since?

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